Respect: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

Respect: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

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Title: Respect: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul
Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston
ISBN: 9781534452282
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Published: 2020
Binding: Regular Hardback
Language: English
Condition: New
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Children's Picture Books 1298406

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Winner of the Coretta Scott King Illustration Award! From a New York Times bestselling author and an acclaimed illustrator comes this vibrant portrait of Aretha Franklin that pays her the R-E-S-P-E-C-T this Queen of Soul deserves.

Aretha Franklin was born to sing. The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer, her musical talent was clear from her earliest days in her father's Detroit church where her soaring voice spanned more than three octaves.

Her string of hit songs earned her the title "the Queen of Soul," multiple Grammy Awards, and a place in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. But Aretha didn't just raise her voice in song, she also spoke out against injustice and fought for civil rights.

This authoritative, rhythmic, Coretta Scott King Illustration Award-winning picture book biography will captivate young readers with Aretha's inspiring story.